Current Opportunities

Senior Engineer - Quality Engineering

Who You’ll Work With

At Slalom Build we co-create modern technology and software products with clients who are ready to accelerate their digital transformation. We choose to imagine things made better, and then set out on a journey to realize what’s possible. By blending design, product engineering, analytics, and automation, we build the custom-built software and data products of tomorrow.

At Slalom, our Quality Engineering practice is dedicated to maximizing the value and effectiveness of our delivery teams by bringing modern, innovative testing techniques and tools to our solutions and our clients. Our team of experienced quality engineering professionals embrace collaborative, agile testing processes and focus on enabling whole-team ownership of quality.

Slalom Build is seeking senior candidates for Quality Engineering (QE) Sr. Engineer roles within its rapidly growing Software QE Practice This role requires working with project teams and leadership to define test automation strategy and drive implementation across a variety of Slalom clients. Successful candidates are able to evaluate the latest tools and automation frameworks and extend them appropriately.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of five years of experience in the Software QE (or related) field, with at least three years building and maintaining test automation frameworks.

What You’ll Do

•Perform all aspects of automated testing for client engagements

•Develop detailed testing approach and plans for specific test areas or overall plans for small to medium size projects

•Produce status reports and quality metrics

•Facilitate defect triage and manage overall defect resolution process

•Conduct test case reviews and ensure requirements traceability, proper coverage

•Design test cases and execute all types of testing (e.g. functional, integration, end-to-end) on all variety of platforms (e.g. mobile, web, portal frameworks)

•Assist project teams in determining appropriate quality goals and acceptance criteria

•Mentor junior members of the QE team and perform all responsibilities of the QE Engineer when required

What You’ll Bring

•2 years of professional coding experience in C#, Java, Javascript or Ruby

•UI Test automation experience (e.g. Selenium, Protractor, Watir)

•Experience in all phases of the software and testing lifecycle, inception through deployment

•Strong functional testing background, including defining test strategy, test planning, test case design, and execution

•Project experience using an Agile methodology (e.g. Scrum)

•Experience with test management tools (e.g. TestRail, Zephyr)

•SQL proficiency

•Mixed experience in various QE-related roles such as:  

o Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

o Automation tester or automation framework developer

o Manual functional tester

o Performance test engineer

o Defect manager

o QE tools, reporting, and metrics specialist

o Mobile or web UX tester

o Test environment or test data coordinator/lead

Additional Qualifications

o Unit and integration testing

o Service / API testing

o Performance / load testing

o DevOps / build engineering

o Application security testing

o Custom test tool development

o Mobile application automation

•Project management, Scrum Master

•Business requirements analysis

•Consulting experience

About Us      

Slalom Build is a highly-scalable, high-velocity Build as a Service firm. We work with clients in a flexible, collaborative, and repeatable methodology to create custom technology solutions for their most impactful initiatives and to accelerate their digital transformation journey. Over 1000 Builders strong, distributed across eleven dynamic cities, our innovation hubs attract the type of people who contribute to thriving teams. By placing builders in close proximity to clients – as well as their cultural and technology cohorts – we can assure the quality, versatility, and speed that product delivery demands, along with the elasticity and scale to tailor to individual client needs.

Slalom Build leverages a foundation of innovation inherited from Slalom, a Seattle-based firm that set out in 2001 to disrupt and redefine management consulting. Now 8,000+ professionals strong around the globe, Slalom is deeply engaged with some of the world’s most influential, change-making enterprises. Learn more at

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, ethnicity or place of origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by provincial laws

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